FESTIVAL RULES

1. General Provisions

1.1. The international film festival Beauty of Universe (hereinafter referred to as the Festival) is called upon to select the best creative film works of young actresses from different parts of the world and among them to determine the holder of the title Beauty of Universe.

1.2. The organizer of the contest is the production company Leonid Khromov Production (hereinafter referred to as the Organizer).

1.3. The selection of the participants of the Festival is handled by a professional jury (hereinafter in the text Organizing Committee).

1.4. Family members of the Organizing Committee, as well as employees of the Festival partners, are not allowed to participate in the Festival.

1.5. The Organizer of the Festival does not bear expenses related to the travel and accommodation of the winners of the Festival to the place (city, region, district) of photo sessions, filming and other creative projects that can be awarded as prizes to the winners of the Festival from its sponsors and partners.

1.6. The Organizer of the Festival has the right to make changes to these Rules. The updated information is posted on the website http://www.beautyofuniverse.com in the News section, which is an appropriate and sufficient way to notify the participants of the amendment of the Rules.

1.7. The fact of filling in the questionnaire in the Festival constitutes acceptance of the Contest participant for processing the organizer of the provided personal data of the participants (including, but not limited to: name, surname, patronymic, information on the series and passport number, authority that issued the passport, date of issue, date and place of birth, address of permanent residence, phone number, postal address) in all the ways specified in Article 3 para 3 of the Federal law (in Russian Federation) of July 27, 2006 № 152-FZ on Personal data, solely for the purposes of the Festival. Consent to the processing of personal data given by the participant for the duration of the Festival, and 3 years after its completion. Member has the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of personal data by sending a written declaration to the postal address of the Organizer, in this case, the participant loses the right to receive prizes and deprived of winning the title.

1.8. The Organizer pays for the finalists of the Festival hotel accommodation at the time of the event. All other expenses are borne by the participant.


2. Requirements for participants

2.1. Creative girls can take part in the Festival. At the time of filling out the questionnaire, they are 18-30 years old, have official citizenship in any country of the world, have no children and are not married.

2.2. The height and weight of the Festival participants do not matter.

2.3. Persons who have a criminal record can not take part in the Festival.


3. Stages of the festival

3.1. The first stage is the qualifying round. The terms of the first stage are indicated on the Festival site in the News section.

3.2. The Festival participants fill in the questionnaire and on the basis of these data the Organizing Committee decides on admission of the Festival participants to the second round the 1/2 finals.

3.3. For admission to the 1/2 finals of the Festival, the participant must activate her profile. The cost of activation of the questionnaire is $15. If the questionnaire is not activated, the participant is removed from further participation in the Festival. If the participant has activated the questionnaire, but then has changed her mind to participate in the Festival, then in this case the money for activation of the questionnaire will not be returned.

3.4. The number of participants in the semi-final is determined by the Organizing Committee.

3.5. To take part in the semi-finals of the Festival, participants need to prepare a short video about themselves for at least 60 seconds and no more than 90 seconds.

3.6. Participants who do not have time to record a video card to the semifinals are not allowed.

3.7. In the semifinal (SMS-voting or Internet-voting), Internet users of the Beauty of Universe website vote for the video of the participants of the Festival. According to the results of this stage, the participants of the third round are determined — the final.

3.8. Several participants from one country can enter the final of the Festival.

3.9. The format of the Festival finale is determined by the Organizer.

3.10. The cost of participation in the final of the Festival is $58. Finalists who do not pay for participation in the final of the Festival within the specified time period are suspended from participation in the project.

3.11. To participate in the final of the Festival, contestants need to prepare creative film works (amateur short films and documentaries) on a given topic. The theme of the Festival is determined by the Organizer after determining all the finalists of the Festival.

3.12. Requirements for the quality of films (to participate in the finals): the total duration of the film is 3-10 minutes, resolution Full HD 1080p. The title of the film must be present in the film, as well as the opening and closing credits (names and surnames of the main actors, scriptwriter, director, cameraman, etc).

3.13. Finished films must be sent to the Organizer's email.

3.14. Participants of the Festival are prohibited from publishing their films in the public domain until the end of the Festival finals. Participants who violate these requirements are suspended from participation in the final of the Festival.


4. Awards Ceremony

4.1. For the first place is awarded the title Beauty of Universe, for the second and third place the titles Second Beauty of Universe and Third Beauty of Universe are awarded, respectively.

4.2. The winner of the Festival, as well as the participants who took the second and third places receive gifts from the Organizer or the partners of the Festival.

4.3. Other participants of the Festival may receive additional nominations from partners and sponsors if they are established by the Organizer.

4.4. The organizer has the right to establish additional nominations in the categories of Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actress, etc.

4.5. The list of gifts is published on the site of the Festival in the section News.